Documentary Movies

Long Gone Wild

Long Gone Wild

Long Gone Wild
IMDb: N/A
N/A
83

Long Gone Wild focuses on the plight of captive orcas, picking up where the acclaimed documentary Blackfish left off while telling a uniquely new and different story…

Genre: Documentary
The Scheme

The Scheme

The Scheme
IMDb: N/A
118

The revealing, no-holds-barred tale of Christian Dawkins, convicted in federal court in the biggest criminal case in collegiate sports history, a criminal enterprise that infiltrated college basketball teams and funneled…

Genre: Documentary
The Occupation

The Occupation

The Occupation
IMDb: N/A
N/A
83

On October 15, 2011, thousands of people gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery to support the global Occupy movement. As the day progressed, hundreds of people set up tents and…

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
IMDb: N/A
107

Down the road from Woodstock in the early 1970s, a revolution blossomed in a ramshackle summer camp for disabled teenagers, transforming their young lives and igniting a landmark movement.

Genre: Documentary
Pandemic: Covid-19

Pandemic: Covid-19

Pandemic: Covid-19
IMDb: N/A
45

Experts shed light on the pandemic sweeping the globe.

Genre: Documentary
East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story

East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story

East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story
IMDb: N/A
104

The history of the East Lake Meadows public housing project in Atlanta and the people who lived there from 1970 to its demolition in 2000, with special emphasis on the…

Genre: Documentary
The Fittest

The Fittest

The Fittest
IMDb: N/A
116

In 2019 the fittest athletes on earth took on the unknown and unknowable during four intense days of competition at the CrossFit Games. “The Fittest ” captures all the drama…

Genre: Documentary
Eps8Forensic Files II

Forensic Files II

Forensic Files II
IMDb: N/A
25 min

Forensic Files, long considered the gold-standard of crime & justice non-fiction programming, will return with 16 new half-hour episodes beginning Sunday, February 23rd. The updated series will showcase all new…

Status: Returning Series
Dosed

Dosed

Dosed
IMDb: N/A
82

The documentary follows one woman’s quest to overcome anxiety, depression, and opioid addiction through the use of psychedelic medicines.

Genre: Documentary
After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News

After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News

After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An investigation into the ongoing threat caused by the phenomenon of “fake news” in the U.S., focusing on the real-life consequences that disinformation, conspiracy theories and false news stories have…

Genre: Documentary
Eps6Slow Burn

Slow Burn

Slow Burn
IMDb: N/A
N/A

In this adaptation of the award-winning podcast, Slow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history—and finds surprising parallels to the present.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps4The Pharmacist

The Pharmacist

The Pharmacist
IMDb: N/A
42 min

After his son’s tragic death, a Louisiana pharmacist goes to extremes to expose the rampant corruption behind the opioid addiction crisis.

Status: Ended
Eps6McMillion$

McMillion$

McMillion$
IMDb: N/A
N/A

A detailed account of the McDonald’s Monopoly game scam during the 1990s as told by the participants in the case, including the prizewinners and the FBI agents who caught the…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Eps6Rise of Empires: Ottoman

Rise of Empires: Ottoman

Rise of Empires: Ottoman
TMDb: 9
60 min

Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries.

Status: Returning Series
Eps6The Goop Lab

The Goop Lab

The Goop Lab
IMDb: N/A
30 min

Leading with curiosity and keeping it real, Gwyneth Paltrow and her goop team look at psychedelics, energy work and other challenging wellness topics.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest

We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest

We Are the Dream: The Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest
IMDb: N/A
58

Every year, hundreds of children from pre-K through 12th grade take the stage at the Oakland MLK Oratorical Fest, a public speaking competition where they perform poetry and speeches inspired…

Genre: Documentary
Eps3Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez

Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez
TMDb: 7.8
67 min

Via interviews with friends, players and insiders, this docuseries examines how Aaron Hernandez went from an NFL star to a convicted killer.

Status: Ended
#cats_the_mewvie

#cats_the_mewvie

#cats_the_mewvie
IMDb: 5.2
90

Celebrity cat owners and online experts explore how the humble house cat has captured hearts and imaginations to become pop culture icons and the darlings of the Internet.

Genre: Documentary
Miss Americana

Miss Americana

Miss Americana
IMDb: 7.4
85

A raw and emotionally revealing look at one of the most iconic artists of our time during a transformational period in her life as she learns to embrace her role…

Mother

Mother

Mother
IMDb: 7.3
82

In a village in Thailand, Pomm works in a care center for Europeans with Alzheimer’s. While she is separated from her children, she helps two new patients.

Genre: Documentary
Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story

Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story

Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story
IMDb: 8.1
N/A

The life and career of the first African-American driver to compete in the Indy 500.

Eps6The Imagineering Story

The Imagineering Story

The Imagineering Story
IMDb: N/A
60 min

Explore the past, present and future of Walt Disney Imagineering with noted filmmaker Leslie Iwerks. Ms. Iwerks comes from a family with deep Disney history — her grandfather was an…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Eps13Marvel’s Hero Project

Marvel’s Hero Project

Marvel’s Hero Project
IMDb: N/A
30 min

This 20-episode series shares the remarkable, positive change several young heroes are making in their own communities across the country. These inspiring kids have dedicated their lives to selfless acts…

Status: Returning Series
Eps12The World According to Jeff Goldblum

The World According to Jeff Goldblum

The World According to Jeff Goldblum
TMDb: 7
N/A

Through the prism of Jeff Goldblum’s always inquisitive and highly entertaining mind, nothing is as it seems. Each episode is centered around something we all love — like sneakers or…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
The Lost Women of NXIVM

The Lost Women of NXIVM

The Lost Women of NXIVM
IMDb: 4.9
86

This feature documentary will explore what happened to four women who were members of NXIVM who either vanished or died in mysterious circumstances.

Finding the Way Home

Finding the Way Home

Finding the Way Home
IMDb: 6.8
N/A

A look at the distressing circumstances for millions of children living in orphanages and other institutions around the world as J.K. Rowling’s LUMOS foundation works to reunite them with family…

Genre: Documentary
The Dirty War on the NHS

The Dirty War on the NHS

The Dirty War on the NHS
IMDb: 7.5
120

John Pilger unearths the hidden agenda behind the NHS crisis.

Genre: Documentary
Andy Murray: Resurfacing

Andy Murray: Resurfacing

Andy Murray: Resurfacing
IMDb: 8.1
108

A documentary film that tracks the tennis star’s devastating injury journey between 2017-2019. From the front lines of surgical theatres, to the intimate corners of his home, we live alongside…

Genre: Documentary
Eps7Seven Worlds, One Planet

Seven Worlds, One Planet

Seven Worlds, One Planet
TMDb: 9.3
59 min

Millions of years ago, incredible forces ripped apart the Earth’s crust creating seven extraordinary continents. This documentary series reveals how each distinct continent has shaped the unique animal life found…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary

Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary

Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary
IMDb: 7.6
95

A feature-length documentary about the film Galaxy Quest and its legacy, celebrating its milestone 20th anniversary.

Genre: Documentary
Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season

Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season

Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season
IMDb: 7.3
89

Universally recognized as the greatest female skier ever, Lindsey Vonn went on a remarkable journey that was defined by unexpected twists and turns and dramatic peaks and valleys in its…

Genre: Documentary
Shelby American

Shelby American

Shelby American
IMDb: 7.5
N/A

Carroll Shelby came from humble beginnings working as a chicken farmer in rural Texas. He exploded into the auto-racing scene by beating all the top-tier drivers of the era and…

Genre: Documentary
Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston

Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston

Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston
IMDb: 7.3
90

Overcoming the seemingly insurmountable odds that life threw his way, Liston became heavyweight champion of the world when he knocked out Floyd Patterson in 1962. Eight years later, he died…

Genre: Documentary
Eps6Why We Hate

Why We Hate

Why We Hate
TMDb: 10
N/A

Explore one of humanity’s most primal and destructive emotions – hate. At the heart of this timely series is the notion that if people begin to understand their own minds,…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Busby

Busby

Busby
IMDb: 6.8
N/A

The story of Manchester United legend Sir Matt Busby.

Genre: Documentary
A Dog Called Money

A Dog Called Money

A Dog Called Money
IMDb: 6.7
90

Accompany PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy on a journey through the creative process behind PJ Harvey’s new album, conceived by their travels around the globe.

Genre: Documentary
The Little Mermaid Live!

The Little Mermaid Live!

The Little Mermaid Live!
IMDb: 5.5
90

Live musical performances by a star-studded cast will be interwoven into the broadcast of the animated classic.

Finding Justice

Finding Justice

Finding Justice
IMDb: N/A
41 min

A series that travels around the country to follow the heroes, leaders and activists who battle to bring change to the cities they call home.

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Fire in Paradise

Fire in Paradise

Fire in Paradise
IMDb: 7.4
40

On 9/8/18 a fire broke out in California near the town of Paradise. Over the course of a few hours, the Camp Fire grew into the country’s deadliest wildfire in…

Genre: Documentary
Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound
IMDb: 7.6
94

An exploration of the history, artistry, and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at…

Genre: Documentary
Western Stars

Western Stars

Western Stars
IMDb: 7.5
83

The incomparable Bruce Springsteen performs his critically acclaimed latest album and muses on life, rock, and the American dream, in this intimate and personal concert film co-directed by Thom Zimny…

Liberty: Mother of Exiles

Liberty: Mother of Exiles

Liberty: Mother of Exiles
IMDb: 6.5
83

A look at the history of the Statue of Liberty and the meaning of sculptor Auguste Bartholdi’s creation to people around the world.

Genre: Documentary
Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

Jenny Slate: Stage Fright
IMDb: 5.8
66

Jenny Slate’s first stand-up special is a mix of stage time, funny stories about adulthood and conversations with family in her childhood home.

QT8: The First Eight

QT8: The First Eight

QT8: The First Eight
IMDb: 7.3
120

A detailed account of the life and artistic career of legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, from his early days as a video club manager to the scandalous fall in disgrace of…

Genre: Documentary
APEX: The Secret Race Across America

APEX: The Secret Race Across America

APEX: The Secret Race Across America
IMDb: 6.7
N/A

APEX: The Secret Race Across America is a documentary film that takes viewers on a fast-paced ride through the illegal, underground world of U.S. transcontinental racing. How fast can you…

Genre: Documentary
The Elephant Queen

The Elephant Queen

The Elephant Queen
IMDb: 8.0
96

Join Athena, the majestic matriarch, as she leads her elephant herd across an unforgiving African landscape.

Genre: Documentary
Tell Me Who I Am

Tell Me Who I Am

Tell Me Who I Am
IMDb: 7.7
85

In this documentary, Alex trusts his twin, Marcus, to tell him about his past after he loses his memory. But Marcus is hiding a dark family secret.

League of Legends Origins

League of Legends Origins

League of Legends Origins
IMDb: 6.6
77

Fans, experts and creators of “League of Legends” detail the game’s rise from free demo to global esports titan.

Genre: Documentary
Oil in the Blood

Oil in the Blood

Oil in the Blood
IMDb: 6.4
130

‘Oil in the Blood’ is a documentary feature film on the contemporary custom motorcycle culture. It’s not a film about motorcycles, it’s a film about motorcycle people.

Genre: Documentary
Conscience Point

Conscience Point

Conscience Point
IMDb: 6.7
75

Exposing a painful, quintessentially American geography, CONSCIENCE POINT unearths a deep clash of values between the Native American Shinnecock and their elite Hamptons neighbors, who have made sacred land their…

Genre: Documentary
We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now
IMDb: 8.4
152

A chronicle of the Holocaust, told by the resilient survivors who lived through it.

For Sama

For Sama

For Sama
IMDb: 8.5
95

A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she…

Eps9Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy

Couples Therapy
TMDb: 10
28 min

Far from reality-show caricatures, this is true documentary filmmaking that brings viewers into the authentic and visceral experience of weekly therapy with four couples. World-class therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik deftly…

Status: Returning Series
Genre: Documentary
Wrinkles the Clown

Wrinkles the Clown

Wrinkles the Clown
IMDb: 4.8
75

In Florida, parents can hire Wrinkles the Clown to scare their misbehaving children.

Genre: Documentary
Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate

Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate

Salam – The First ****** Nobel Laureate
IMDb: 8.0
75

Salam is a feature length documentary about the Nobel prize winning Pakistani physicist, Abdus Salam. The film reveals the extraordinary life of the charismatic Abdus Salam, in all its color,…

Genre: Documentary
Buzz

Buzz

Buzz
IMDb: N/A
90

Pulitzer prize-winning reporter and author, Buzz Bissinger, experiences a sexual awakening while collaborating with Caitlyn Jenner on her tell-all memoir.

Genre: Documentary
Savage X Fenty Show

Savage X Fenty Show

Savage X Fenty Show
IMDb: 7.4
N/A

The Savage X Fenty Show gives a look into Rihanna’s creative process for her latest lingerie collection. Modeled by incredible, diverse talent; celebrating all genders and sizes; and featuring performances…

Genre: Documentary
Sea of Shadows

Sea of Shadows

Sea of Shadows
IMDb: 7.3
106

The vaquita, the world’s smallest whale, is nearing extinction as its habitat is destroyed by Mexican cartels and the Chinese Mafia, who harvest the totoaba fish, the “cocaine of the…

Genre: Documentary
Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea
IMDb: 4.1
64

In this documentary, Chelsea Handler explores how white privilege impacts American culture — and the ways it’s benefited her own life and career.

Genre: Documentary
What Happened on September 11

What Happened on September 11

What Happened on September 11
IMDb: 5.4
30

An introduction to the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001 presented for a young audience.

Genre: Documentary